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Catch-22: Chapters 33-37
Chapters Read: 33. Nately's Whore, 34, Thanksgiving, 35. Milo the Militant, 36. The Cellar, 37. General Scheisskopf
Page reached:: 377 of 448 (84.15%).
Status Report: Holy smokes, the bodies are starting to pile up. In the last 50 pages this book his gone from Hogan's Heroes to Platoon.
Not that that's a bad thing. After a hundred pages of holding pattern, having main characters expire left and right strikes me as a pretty good indicator that we are approaching resolution. This is how Hamlet ended too, as I recall.
For those of you who have not yet started the book, it's probably too late to jump in now and still hope to finish by Friday. Thankfully, Heller summarizes the entire novel in the chapter Nately's Whore, with this passage:
The middle-aged big shots would not let Nately's whore leave until they made her say uncle.You can only have it if you don't want it. Catch-22. Posted on November 28, 2007 to NaNoReMo 2007